Friday, December 7, 2012

Florida Keys Bridge #17 Tom's Harbor Channel Historic Bridge MM 60

Historic Tom's Harbor Channel Bridge MM 60
December 7, 2012, Keith Nelson, Rob Hickman
1,460 Ft long

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Rob Hickman poses with friendly New Yorkers


Historic Tom's Harbor Channel Bridge
Overview: Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tom's Harbor Channel on an old alignment of the Overseas Railroad/Highway (US 1); presently the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
Location: Duck Key, Monroe County, Florida
Status: Open to pedestrians
History: Built ca. 1908-12 for use by the Overseas Railroad, converted to highway use (US 1) in 1938, made obselete by new bridge in 1980, converted into a pedestrian bridge in 2001
Builder: Henry Flagler
Design: Closed-spandrel arch
Recognition Posted to the National Register of Historic Places

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